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    • Material: Gold
    • Institution: NMS
    • County: Norfolk

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Record ID: NMS-FD2EEA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold halfcrown of James I, Tower, lis initial mark, 2nd coinage, North 2093, weight 1.24g, very little wear, 1604-5
Created on: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
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Record ID: NMS-D93DC0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold stater of the Iceni, Norfolk Wolf JA type, weight 6.09g, c.50-30BC. Norfolk wolf JA types are the earliest gold coinage of the Iceni, being first produced at around the same time (or very slightly later) than the Gallo-Belgic E type staters dating to the Gallic Wars of the late 50s BC.
Created on: Friday 10th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SURLINGHAM', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-68BF59
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold noble of Henry V, class C with mullet by sword arm, North 1371, weight 6.51g, 1413-22
Created on: Thursday 24th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 25th May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-72F88C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold stater of the Iceni, JB Norfolk Wolf type, reverse wolf left, of rather base gold, weight 5.73g, c.BC50-20
Created on: Monday 30th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-5DE162
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold quarter stater of the Iceni, Irstead type, weight 1.13g, c.20BC-AD42
Created on: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-2E07D4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Late Saxon sheet gold finger ring. Consisting of a flat pointed oval bezel with a jagged transverse break at either end. Punched decoration over all the surviving surface comprises series of punched annulets. The underside is undecorated. Both faces are heavily scratched. Dimensions: Length: 19mm, maximum width: 12mm, minimum width: 4.2mm, thickness: 1mm, weight: 1.2g. Date: c. AD 851 - 1000. Finger rings of this form are typical of the Middle Viking period (Graham-Campbell 1980, 61, cat. no. 219). Examples from Norfolk include Thetford (Goodall, A. R. in Rogerson and Dal…
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-3DA37B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold half guinea of William III dating to AD 1695. See: Spink, 1999, p.313, no. 3466. Now flattened, the coin exhibits two opposing grooves indicating that it was bent into an S-shape, possibly for use as a love token.
Created on: Friday 15th December 2017
Last updated: Monday 29th January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-92AAD6
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold post medieval mourning finger ring. The D-sectioned hoop, originally circular is now bent out of shape. On the exterior is an engraved human skull. On the interior, in Italic script is the legend: "H F ob 10 Mar 1712 aet 70" followed by a stamped maker's mark: the initials CR in blackletter script within a rectangle. Date c. AD 1712 Diameter: 21mm (internal diameter: 18.8mm), width of band: 4mm, thickness: 1.8mm, weight: 3.3g. A number of similar examples have been reported as Treasure and are recorded on the PAS database including: HAMP-AE9377 (2016 T408), NMGW-03238B (2014 T13…
Created on: Thursday 7th December 2017
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-B1F206
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Anglo-Saxon gold oval pendant with central cabochon red garnet, surrounded by an outer border of twelve radially set cloisonne cells inlaid with foil-backed garnets. Compacted soil in many of the cells precludes any more detailed observation of the setting. The back of the pendant is solid and undecorated and at the top there is a 2.6mm wide twin-grooved, slightly forward canted, suspension loop, that links from the back to the front. The entire periphery of the pendant is decorated with twin parallel and laterally aligned granular beading. Dimensions: Length (inc loop) 17.4mm, w…
Created on: Tuesday 14th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 27th September 2018
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Record ID: NMS-73964C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pale gold tremissis of the moneyer Ebromarus of uncertain Merovingian location, perhaps Amillis in the Seine-et-Marne region or Ampilly in the Cote d'Or, weight 1.39g, probably circa AD650-60
Created on: Monday 30th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-2087B3
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval gold gem set finger ring. Double bezel in the form of two oval settings positioned side-by-side. One is set with a red stone (probably ruby or garnet). The stone is cut so that the upper face is flat. The other bezel is set with a piece of turquoise, the upper face rounded. Both bezels have been moulded into a quatrefoil shape by recessing four semi-circles around the edge of the setting. The shoulders taper into the circular hoop, narrowing from a width of 8.5mm at the bezel to 4.1mm at the bottom of the loop. Dimensions: Diameter: 19.5mm (internal diameter: 16.1mm), maximum…
Created on: Monday 2nd October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
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Record ID: NMS-EB4A16
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Saxon gold pendant mounted with a gold solidus of Justinian, struck at Constantinople (4th workshop of the mint) between 527 and 538. The coin is: Obverse D N IVSTINI_ANVS P P [AVG], helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, shield on left shoulder, right hand holding cross on globe, reverse [VICTORI]_A AVGGG [delta], Victory standing facing holding long cross and globe, mintmark CONOB, weight 5.78g. The coin has been mounted within a plain circular frame with an interior border formed of many small teeth. Over this has been soldered (at 12 o'clock relative to the reverse figure but …
Created on: Thursday 24th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Old Buckenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-D5AEA8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Gold Iron Age stater of the East Anglian region / Iceni, dating to the period c.50 BC-AD 10, 'Freckenham Crescents Phallic Type'. Obverse: Solid back to back crescents, row of pellets projecting from each concave side above, star above, pellet triad and star below. Reverse: Horse right, large round head with closed mouth, pellet triad either side of phallic motif above, floral sun below. As ABC, p. 80, no. 1450; BMC 3385. Weight 5.19g
Created on: Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-80FBA6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold quarter stater unit of the Iceni, Irstead Smiler type, obverse latticed square on two opposed crescents, projecting branch above, reverse horse right with crescent above, weight 0.95g, ABC 1480, c.10BC-AD42. Field JH3
Created on: Wednesday 7th June 2017
Last updated: Thursday 20th July 2017
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Record ID: NMS-80C722
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold stater unit of the Iceni, Norfolk Wolf type, obverse wreath, cloak & crescents, reverse wolf left, bird on back & pellets above, weight 5.6g, ABC 1399, c.50-20 BC. Field G1
Created on: Wednesday 7th June 2017
Last updated: Thursday 20th July 2017
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Record ID: NMS-80A21B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold stater unit of the Iceni, Norfolk Wolf type, obverse wreath, cloak & crescents, reverse wolf right, bird on back & pellets above, weight 6.1g, ABC 1393, c.50-20 BC. Field BR
Created on: Wednesday 7th June 2017
Last updated: Thursday 20th July 2017
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Record ID: NMS-7D2DB6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Gold aureus of Hadrian (AD 117-38), dating to AD 119-22. Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: P M TR P COS III, Roma / Virtus standing left with spear and parazonium. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 348, no. 66. Weight 6.07g. Field AS1
Created on: Wednesday 7th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 26th March 2018
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Record ID: NMS-5E3BC2
Object type: TORC
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Circumstances: Found whilst digging trenches through a paddock for gas pipes. No further objects were recovered at the time of discovery, however, the finder states that in recent years the owners have had substantial amounts of topsoil added to level the site. Description: Complete gold Middle Bronze Age four flange twisted bar torc. The main bar has been cut longitudinally to create an X-shaped cross-section and has been twisted relatively evenly. The hoop has been slightly distorted and a number of the crests of the twist have been bent or otherwise damaged. At either end of the tw…
Created on: Friday 12th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 5th July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-58786B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A circular gold and garnet setting, possibly from a brooch, pendant or another piece of jewellery. The setting comprises a gold collar made from an upright strip of gold surrounded by three strands of gold beaded wire, the central strand perhaps slightly larger than the others. The beading shows some signs of wear. The gold strip is partially folded underneath the gem, which is probably a garnet. It is cabochon cut with a flat top and an annulet drilled into its centre, now empty but once perhaps inlaid with another material (see Discussion). The back of the gem is dished. It is largel…
Created on: Friday 12th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
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Record ID: NMS-B071CD
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure Case 2017 T446: Description: Complete medieval or post medieval gold finger ring comprising three pairs of moulded hearts joined at the base alternating with three pointed ovals, each bearing a black-letter inscription, possibly ru or rn reserved on a cross-hatched ground. One of the three is to be viewed with the ring turned through 180 degrees. The meaning of these letters, if any, is unknown. The interior of the hoop is undecorated. The hoop is now distorted out of shape. Dimensions: External diameter: 23.8mm, internal diameter: 20.1mm, width: 6.2mm, thickness: 2.5mm…
Created on: Thursday 4th May 2017
Last updated: Friday 30th June 2017
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